The Man Cave: Booze and Bacon

Man Cave / August 30, 2014 / No Comments.

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Let’s cut to the chase: bacon is awesome. Everyone knows bacon is awesome. Even vegetarians know bacon is awesome, which is why the continually try to create a fake bacon that tastes good (they haven’t succeeded yet because everyone knows the only good bacon is bacon).

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  • Labor Day: Last Call

    Beer / August 30, 2014 / No Comments.

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    We’ve said it once but we’ll say it again, summer is almost over. Which really only means one thing: what should we drink? The days are numbered when it comes to summer beers. We know that new seasonal beers are already on shelves (ahem, pumpkin) so we’re making sure we get our fill of summer brews this holiday weekend. Here are a few we think you should try to get your hands on:

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    5 Reasons To Drink This Weekend

    5 Reasons To Drink This Weekend / August 29, 2014 / No Comments.

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    We’re not the type of people who need a reason to drink. If we’re breathing that’s reason enough. But for those who need more, here you go:

    1. Labor Day Weekend: The unofficial end to all things summer: the beach, white pants, summer fridays, and most importantly frozen drinks. Have one last hurrah over this long weekend.

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    Pop-Up Beer Gardens Take Over Philly

    Beer / August 28, 2014 / No Comments.

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    We grew up loving pop-up books, and as teenagers, we always had to watch VH1′s Pop-Up Video. That means it’s only natural that as adults, we’ve taken a liking to the concept of pop-up beer gardens – and we aren’t the only ones. The fine people of Philadelphia have been enjoying a fantastic summer filled with pop-up beer gardens due to a loophole in Pennsylvania law that lets operators serve liquor with a $500 catering permit rather than a $90,000 liquor license.

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    Don’t Tell Mom: Dessert Before Dinner

    Cocktails / August 28, 2014 / No Comments.

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    We think it was Albert Einstein who first said, “Dessert is the most important meal of the day.”

    On second thought, maybe we said that last night when we were shoveling an ice cream sundae into our faces. Either way, the sentiment is still the same: dessert is a must.

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    Napa Valley Looks For A Way To Recuperate Post Earthquake

    Wine / August 27, 2014 / No Comments.

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    Unless you live in the 415 area code, you were unaffected by the happenings early Sunday night. A massive 6.1 magnitude earthquake shook the San Francisco area damaging homes, local areas and several vineyards in Napa Valley. And now, just a few days later, several vineyards are searching for a way to pick up the pieces.

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    Her Shot: Smell Like a Cocktail

    Her Shot / August 27, 2014 / No Comments.

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    There are times when we are sipping a cocktail and we’re not just thinking about how good it tastes, but how good it smells as well. Sometimes a drink requires a fully sensory experience, you know? A few of those cocktails even give off a scent we wouldn’t mind wearing. No, we aren’t talking about smelling like a Jack and Coke or a bottle of tequila; we’re talking about those yummy fruity cocktails that just smell like happiness and relaxation.

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    Vodka and Tequila Had a Baby

    Spirits / August 27, 2014 / No Comments.

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    Since the beginning of time, humans have been taking things that are individually awesome on their own, combining them, and making things that are even more awesome. For example:

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    Game of Thrones Wine is Coming

    Wine / August 26, 2014 / No Comments.

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    If you’re a Game of Thrones fan chances are you’ve spent more than a few Sunday nights obsessing over the battle for the Iron Throne. As if your post-episode emotional hangover isn’t enough, now you can be physically hung-over too. The show has inspired a number of beers over its first four seasons, thanks to Brewery Ommegang. Now, Australian company Common Venture is bringing us Wines of Westeros, a fan made project that we’re sure will attract some serious attention.

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    Wineries Listening to the Masses and Crowdsourcing Wine

    Our Stories / August 25, 2014 / No Comments.

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    Any part of running a company is paying attention to what the consumer wants; after all, they’re the ones spending their hard-earned cash on your product. Most businesses, however, do not go to the consumers directly and ask them to help create their newest product, bit by bit. Well, the Los Angeles Times says a couple wineries are doing just that in California and Washington: crowdsourcing their wines.

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